China fast-tracks release of favorable policies for NEVs

China is releasing a package of policies more swiftly to enhance the competitiveness of its new energy vehicle (NEV) sector, the Economic Information Daily reported Monday.Policymakers are considering a new regulation on auto industry investment, the newspaper cited sources with the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) as saying.[File photo: VCG][File[……]

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Chinese aircraft carrier on second sea trial

China's first domestically designed aircraft carrier embarked on its second sea trial on Monday from its shipyard in Dalian, Liaoning province.Videos and images published by Chinese media and weapons enthusiasts showed that the giant ship, which has yet to be officially named but is widely believed to bear the name CNS Shandong, left the port[……]

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Lip balm by Maxam and White Rabbit sold out within two minutes

A new lip balm brand jointly produced by Maxam and White Rabbit was sold out within 2 minutes after officially going on sale online at 10 am on September 20, 2018, reports Chinanews.com on Thursday.The new lip balm brand jointly produced by maxam and White Rabbit [Photo: Chinanews.com]The new lip balm brand jointly produced by maxam and White Rabbit [Photo: Chinanews.com]The customer service on Maxam's Tmall online store said tha[……]

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Plum Blossom fairy tale comes to Beijing stage

A fairy tale highlighting the importance of trees and flowers in Chinese culture is set to hit the stage in Beijing soon.The cast of the fairy-tale play, Flower God, from the China National Theater for Children in Beijing on Aug 15, 2017 [Photo provided to China Plus]The cast of the fairy-tale play, Flower God, from the China National Theater for Children in Beijing on Aug 15, 2017 [Photo provided to China Plus]It's being performed by the China National Theater for Children, and will deb[……]

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Oprah, 'Three Billboards' triumph at black-draped Globes

With a red carpet dyed black by actresses dressed in a color-coordinated statement, the Golden Globes were transformed into an A-list expression of female empowerment in the post-Harvey Weinstein era. Oprah Winfrey led the charge.The cast and crew of "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" from left, Martin McDonagh, winner of the award for best screenplay - motion picture, Sam Rockwell, winner the award for best performance by an actor in a supporting role in any motion picture, Frances McDormand, winner of the award for best performance by an actress in a motion picture - drama, and Graham Broadbent and Peter Czernin, pose in the press room with the award for best motion picture - drama at the 75th annual Golden Globe Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, in Beverly Hills, Calif. [Photo: Invision/AP/Jordan Strauss]The cast and crew of "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" from left, Martin McDonagh, winner of the awa[……]

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The Word From Paris


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The French probably have a word for it, and if the French don’t then the Germans likely do. It’s the word for a monumental and historic accomplishment that at the same time falls short of complete success and, in some ways, falters completely. Yet the door to success hasn’t[……]

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